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Russia deploys first hypersonic nuclear-capable missiles

Russia deployed its first regiment of hypersonic nuclear-capable missiles on Dec. 27, the Defence Ministry said, a move which President Vladimir Putin has boasted puts his country in a class of its own.   

Defence Minister Sergei Shoigu has informed Putin of the deployment, according to a ministry statement that did not disclose where the missiles were located. 

Deveselu Aegis Ashore ballistic missile defence system undergoing update

The Aegis Ashore anti-missile system commissioned at the 99 Deveselu Military Base Romania will undergo a previously planned update process in accordance with the decisions adopted at NATO level and under a bilateral agreement between Romania and the United States of America.

Deveselu Aegis Ashore ballistic missile defence system undergoing upgrade

The Aegis Ashore anti-missile system commissioned at the 99 Deveselu Military Base Romania will undergo a previously planned upgrade process in accordance with the decisions adopted at NATO level and under a bilateral agreement between Romania and the United States of America.

Trump Creates Space Troops

U.S. President Donald Trump signed a directive on Tuesday to outline the establishment of the Space Force as the newest branch of the military, reported VOA NEWS. 

Space Policy Directive 4, which VOA obtained a copy of ahead of the signing, says the force will adapt U.S. national security "to deter aggression and protect our interest" in space.

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